On July 26 Executive Director of “My Step” Foundation Mkhitar Hayrapetyan received Artyom Mehrabyan, the Head of the Military-Industrial Committee of the RA Ministry of High-Tech Industry.
Mkhitar Hayrapetyan introduced the guest to “Quanta” Master’s degree program in quantum and mesoscopic physics. In the framework of “Quanta” lectures will be read by scientists of Armenian descent, invited from the world’s leading universities.
The parties discussed the efforts aimed at developing STEM fields in public schools. In this context, they also touched on the shortage of teachers of natural sciences and highlighted the need for laboratories of natural sciences and information technologies.
Artyom Mehrabyan spoke about organizing research and experimental design in the military industry and underlined the importance of education of corresponding specialists in Armenia.
In conclusion of the meeting, Mkhitar Hayrapetyan noted that “My Step” Foundation aims to discover the biggest and most renewable resource of Armenia and Armenian people – the human capital. With long-term investment as well as diligent and consistent work, it will be possible to form a competitive society that can tackle any challenges in the future.